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15 Ways Homeschooling Is Like Living in a Fraternity House

15 Ways Homeschooling Is Like Living in a Fraternity House

1

Someone is always complaining about being hungry.

 

2

People always want to plan some weird party. (“Hey, let’s have a Minecraft-My Little Pony-toga party. It will be epic!”)

 

3

There are always random piles of laundry that no one wants to claim

 

4

Pants are optional.

 

5

Someone’s always making a crazy face in pictures.

 

6

Usually, a long stretch of peace and quiet is a bad sign.

 

7

You occasionally lie to your parents about what’s going on at your house.

 

8

Someone’s always obsessed with a particular song.

 

9

You sometimes worry that your neighbors might call the police.

 

10

Approximately one-third of the items in your house at any given time have been repaired by duct tape or super glue.

 

11

People are always bumping into things.

 

12

Somebody’s always wearing a hat.

 

13

People build crazy machines. They often work.

 

14

You wish you knew more synonyms for “shenanigans.”

 

15

Telling someone what grade you’re in is a complicated process.

 

I originally wrote this for Atlanta Homeschool way back in 2013, but it remains my most popular piece of homeschool writing ever, so I thought I'd repost it here!


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